Scottsdale’s Navajo Elementary School will be repaired after a fire closed it shortly after the beginning of the school year. The district’s governing board approved the repair and separate rebuild of Cherokee Elementary School after a five-plus hour meeting.
For four decades, the northern edge of the tropics has expanded faster than expected, and no one knows exactly why. Now, an 800-year tree-ring study offers new insights into our climate past – and our climate-change future.
A 2015 Arizona law bans cities from requiring apartment and condo complexes to recycle. ADEQ doesn’t track the percentage of apartments and condos that don’t offer recycling, but they do know the impact.
A new study will examine Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Casa Grande. The study will be led by the Maricopa Association of Governments in partnership with the Gila River Indian Community and the Arizona Department of Transportation.
The images we see of protests around the world, or enlightening environmental scenes, or bonds between humans and endangered species are often brought to us by creative people — photojournalists — who travel into unfamiliar places to bring us these visual stories.
Reservoirs along the Colorado River are at their lowest point since they were filled nearly 40 years ago. And to fill us in on the significance of this new low point is Luke Runyon, who covers the Colorado River with KUNC.
Remember those billboards years ago that were supposed to be messages from God? “Don’t make me come down there” or “we need to talk” they would say. Now some new eye-catching billboards — over 200 of them — are popping up in the Valley with a one-word message: Vote.
Earlier this year, an E. coli outbreak was linked to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma. The CDC says the pathogen affected more than 200 people. As the new growing season is getting underway, we wanted to check in to see how that outbreak is impacting what farmers are doing now.
There has been an ongoing debate over new state education standards based on those of conservative Hillsdale College in Michigan. Now, 17 organizations are speaking out against Douglas’s proposed standards.
We talked on The Show about the millions of dollars flowing in, both to support and defeat Proposition 127. But the opposition to 127 has focused a lot on the measure’s billionaire funding source — a name we’ve heard a lot.
Border Patrol officials have been arresting massive groups of Central American migrants near Lukeville and elsewhere along the Arizona border in recent months. Many are families planning to be apprehended and then ask for asylum. Others are still hoping to evade arrest.